Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion
Hood's Division - Longstreet's Corps
— Army of Northern Virginia —
Longstreet's Corps Hood's Division
Henry's Battalion Reilly's Battery
The Rowan Artillery
A section: Two 10 pounder Parrotts
July 3 These guns were detached and first occupied position 300 yards west of this hotly engaged with the artillery of the Union Cavalry Division down the Emmitsburg Road. When the Cavalry under Brig. Gen. Farnsworth charged into the valley of Plum Run they were placed here aided in repelling that charge and guarded this flank until night.
July 4 Rejoined the Battery and shared in all its movements.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1959.
Location. 39° 47.058′ N, 77° 15.147′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on South Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Located in the Warfield Ridge section of Gettysburg National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Longstreet Attacks at 4 p.m. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion (about 600 feet away); Third Division (about 700 feet away); 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alabamians! (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garden's Battery - Henry's Battalion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Law's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 984 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.